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The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) announced 10 Grow-Your-Own (GYO) program grant recipients at an Aug. 16 press conference. These districts will receive a one-time, $50,000 grant to further boost the Commonwealth’s teacher talent pipeline, with the goal of providing all students with a high-quality education.
When Byron Darnall graduated from David Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tenn., he was unsure of what his next step would be – until he had the opportunity to be a long-term substitute teacher at Stuart Middle School in Louisville. That is where Darnall said he found his calling.
Representatives from the Kentucky Department of Education met with the Teacher’s Advisory Council to highlight KDE initiatives.
Beginning this week, Commissioner of Education Wayne Lewis will begin hosting meetings across the state to listen to feedback and recommendations on ways the Kentucky Department of Education and educator preparation programs can work together to strengthen educator preparation.